Qualcomm Quick Charge 5 technology is the number one method for fast charging these days. Quick Charge 5 technology is the world’s Fastest Commercial Charging Solution, the fastest charging speed ever discovered, charge up to 0-50% in five minutes.
Quick Charge introduced by Qualcomm, Quick Charge is a proprietary technology that allows charging battery-powered devices quickly, primarily mobile phones, at power levels exceeding the 5 volts at 2 amps, thus 10 watts allowed by basic USB standards, while still maintaining compatibility to existing USB wires.
Quick Charge is supported by devices such as mobile phones, and by some chargers; both device and charger must support Quick Charge technology, otherwise, Quick charging is not attained. It charges batteries in devices faster than standard USB, allows by increasing the output voltage supplied by the USB charger, It prevents the battery damage caused by uncontrolled fast charging and regulating the incoming voltage internally.
The elevated voltages allow for pushing higher amounts of power (wattage) through the cable’s copper wires without further heating them up and risking heat damage since the heat in the wire is solely caused by the electrical current.
Another benefit of the elevated voltage, as described in Ohm’s law § Other versions, is its improved ability to pass through longer USB cables due to its compensation of voltage drops from wires with higher resistances.
Quick Charge 5:
Quick charge 5 is the latest & fastest technology, developed by Qualcomm till today, before this it was known
- Quick Charge 2.0: 50% in just 30 minutes or less (Official video)
- Quick Charge 3.0: Charge 1% to 100% in 17 minutes
- Quick Charge 4: Five minutes of charging, five hours of battery life
- Quick Charge 5: Charge up to 0-50% in five minutes (Official Promo)
VOOC vs Quick Charge Technology:
VOOCCharging: So many companies have their own competing fast charging technologies, like MediaTek Pump Express and OPPO VOOC, OnePlus as Dash Charging, these all increases the current rather than the supply voltage to reduce heat from internal voltage regulation, but relying on thicker USB wires to handle the current without overheating, Source: VOOC Technology.
Quick Charging: Charge batteries in devices faster than standard USB, allows by increasing the output voltage supplied by the USB charger, It prevents the battery damage caused by uncontrolled fast charging and regulating the incoming voltage internally.
To use Quick Charge, both devices the host (Charger) providing power and the receiving device (Mobile Phone) must support quick charge technology. In 2012 the USB Implementers Forum announced that the USB Power Delivery (USB PD) standard had been finalized, allowing for devices to draw up to 100 watts of power over supported USB ports. This new technology was first used in a Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 prototype that charged from 1% to 100% in 17 minutes.
Note: *Number one based on Qualcomm Technologies Research based on review of available Quick Charge devices and accessories against other fast charging technologies.
**Quick Charge is designed to increase the battery charge of a device by up to 50% in 5 minutes. Actual results may vary depending on device design.
Sources: Wikipedia, Qualcomm official site & personal experience.
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